What is the best pressure cooker?
That is a question that comes up a lot. When people are shopping for a kitchen appliance or a piece of cookware, they often want to know which one is the best. The problem is that the item that is best for one person may not be the best item for the next person.
For some people, the best product is usually going to be the most expensive one, after all, you get what you pay for. For other people, the best product is going to be one that is affordable but gets the job done. Of course there’s also the issue of performance and convenience. The best pressure cooker may be the one that performs consistently and is easy to clean.
Because there are so many different variables and because the things that are important to one person are not as important to the next, rather than picking one pressure cooker and saying that that one is “the best” we decided to take a look at several pressure cookers that are getting great reviews from customers.
We like to research customer reviews because it allows us to gather a lot of information about a lot of difference products very quickly. Does the product perform the way the manufacturer says it will? Is it easy to clean? Will it last for years or will it fall apart after a few months?
These are the kinds of questions that can be answered by researching customer reviews and below we are going to look at some of the pressure cookers that are getting the best feedback from customers.
Presto 01362 Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker
This particular pressure cooker has a 6 quart capacity which is a good size for a lot of kitchens. It is made from stainless steel and it also comes with a rack that will allow you to cook different types of food at the same time. The Presto 01362 is getting great reviews from customers online.
We found over 1000 customer reviews and this pressure cooker received an average user rating of 4.6 out of a possible 5 stars. Many customers commented on how easy this pressure cooker is to use and a lot of people are saying that it saves them a lot of time by greatly reducing the time it takes to cook their favorite meals.
Kuhn Rikon 3916 Duromatic Top Pressure Cooker
This pressure cooker has a 5 quart capacity which is slightly smaller than the one outlined above but it is a very high quality pressure cooker that is getting great reviews from customers. It is made from 18/10 stainless steel and it has a solid aluminum core in the base.
Aluminum is a better conductor of heat than stainless steel and the aluminum core helps this pressure cooker heat up quickly and distribute heat evenly. This particular pressure cooker received an average user rating of 4.8 out of a possible 5 stars and most customers are very happy with it.
All American 921 21 1/2 Quart Pressure Cooker/Canner
If you are in the market for a large capacity pressure cooker the all American 921 may be the best choice. It has a 21 1/2 quart capacity making it perfect not only for people that prepare large meals on a regular basis but also for people that are into canning and preserving the fresh fruits and vegetables they grow in their gardens.
When researching this pressure cooker we found over 500 customer reviews online and it received a very impressive 4.8 stars. People commented on the quality of the craftsmanship and many reviews came from customers that have been using this cooker for years and say that it still works perfectly every time and that in their opinion it is the best pressure cooker on the market.
These are just a few of the pressure cookers that we researched that were getting great reviews from customers. There are many other high quality pressure cookers on the market and if you need help deciding on a particular model, you can get some helpful tips by looking at our pressure cooker buyers guide.
If you don’t have a lot of time to research pressure cookers on your own, any of the three units mentioned above would be an excellent choice.